“Beautiful” is the Greatest Thing One Can Ever Be

I recently joined a Facebook group for Middle Eastern business women, and one of the very successful ladies voiced her opinion regarding being greeted as “beautiful lady” as opposed to […]

It’s Your 7th Birthday

7 years ago today, I joined the mamasphere. When I first heard you cry, it made me cry. The moment was raw, unreal, and nothing like I have ever experienced […]

International Mother Language Day

International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is celebrated worldwide on the 21st of February of every year. It aims at promoting awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It was first […]

5 Things No Translator can Live Without

I believe that in order to succeed as a translator, you ought to truly love what you do. It is one of those jobs that require passion, otherwise you find […]

#Recipe: Healthy Salad Bowl

Believe it or not, this is my go-to recipe when I don’t have much time on hand to whip up a decent lunch. However, it’s got everything! Packed with flavor […]

United Nations: A Day in the Life of Real Interpreters

This is a must watch video which explains what an interpreter really  does and how difficult of a job it is to simultaneously interpret from one language to another with […]

How to answer the Phone in 10 Languages

This is another illustration by cartoonist and illustrator James Chapman showing how to answer the phone in 10 languages.   I would add the Arabic: رن رن نعم Know any way […]